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An evolution of socioeconomic related inequality in teenage pregnancy and childbearing in Malawi (2019)
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Chirwa, G. C., Mazalale, J., Likupe, G., Nkhoma, D., Chiwaula, L., & Chintsanya, J. (2019). An evolution of socioeconomic related inequality in teenage pregnancy and childbearing in Malawi. PloS one, 14(11), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0225374

Background Teenage pregnancies and childbearing are important health concerns in low-and middleincome countries (LMICs) including Malawi. Addressing these challenges requires, among other things, an understanding of the socioeconomic determinants of... Read More about An evolution of socioeconomic related inequality in teenage pregnancy and childbearing in Malawi.

Mealtime difficulty in older people with dementia (2019)
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Rehman, S., Likupe, G., & Watson, R. (2019). Mealtime difficulty in older people with dementia. Wikijournal of Medicine, 6(1),

Aim: To evaluate the evidence published in systematic reviews on the effectiveness of interventions aimed at alleviating mealtime difficulties in older people with dementia. Background: Older people with dementia gradually lose their self-care abilit... Read More about Mealtime difficulty in older people with dementia.

Exploring health care workers' perceptions and experiences of communication with ethnic minority elders (2018)
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Likupe, G., Baxter, C., & Jogi, M. (2018). Exploring health care workers' perceptions and experiences of communication with ethnic minority elders. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, 19(3), 180-190. https://doi.org/10.1108/QAOA-08-2017-0034

Purpose: There is a recognition in Europe and in the Western world of a demographic shift in the ageing population. While the overall ageing of the general population is growing, the numbers of immigrants getting old in their host countries is also i... Read More about Exploring health care workers' perceptions and experiences of communication with ethnic minority elders.

A systematic literature review on nurses' and health care support workers' experiences of caring for people with dementia on orthopaedic wards (2016)
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Likupe, G., & Moonga, J. (2016). A systematic literature review on nurses' and health care support workers' experiences of caring for people with dementia on orthopaedic wards. Journal of clinical nursing, 25(13-14), 1789-1804. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13158

Aims and objectives To review literature on nurses’ and health care workers’ experiences of caring for people with dementia on orthopaedic wards. Background Dementia is a condition that affects a large number of the older population worldwide. It is... Read More about A systematic literature review on nurses' and health care support workers' experiences of caring for people with dementia on orthopaedic wards.

Managers' perspectives on promotion and professional development for black African nurses in the UK (2014)
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Likupe, G., Baxter, C., Jogi, M., & Archibong, U. (2014). Managers' perspectives on promotion and professional development for black African nurses in the UK. Diversity and Equality in Health and Care, 11, 113-123

An exploratory qualitative study design was adopted for this study and underpinned by Rex’s migrant workers framework (Rex, 1999). Semi-structured interviews were conducted with ten ward managers from four NHS trusts in the north-east of England to g... Read More about Managers' perspectives on promotion and professional development for black African nurses in the UK.

Communicating with older ethnic minority patients (2014)
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Likupe, G. (2014). Communicating with older ethnic minority patients. Nursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing, 28(40), 37-43. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.28.40.37.e8171

In a time of increasing cultural diversity, it is essential that healthcare professionals respond by providing culturally competent care. Healthcare professionals must recognise the diverse needs of people from ethnic minority communities to ensure t... Read More about Communicating with older ethnic minority patients.

Experiences of African nurses and the perception of their managers in the NHS (2013)
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Likupe, G. (2015). Experiences of African nurses and the perception of their managers in the NHS. Journal of nursing management, 23(2), 231-241. https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12119

© 2013 John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Aim: This study aims to explore experiences of racism, discrimination and equality of opportunity among black African nurses and their managers' perspective on these issues. Background: International nurse migration ha... Read More about Experiences of African nurses and the perception of their managers in the NHS.

Black African nurses' experiences of equality of opportunity, racism, and discrimination in the NHS (2013)
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Likupe, G., & Archibong, U. (2013). Black African nurses' experiences of equality of opportunity, racism, and discrimination in the NHS. Journal of psychological issues in organizational culture, 3(S1), 227-246. https://doi.org/10.1002/jpoc.21071

As the workforce in the British National Health Service (NHS) has become more diverse, several researchers have reported that experiences of overseas’ nurses have been largely negative. This paper explores black African nurses’ experiences of equal o... Read More about Black African nurses' experiences of equality of opportunity, racism, and discrimination in the NHS.

The skills and brain drain what nurses say (2013)
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Likupe, G. (2013). The skills and brain drain what nurses say. Journal of clinical nursing, 22(9-10), 1372-1381. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2012.04242.x

Aims and objectives. To explore sub-Saharan African nurses' reasons for moving to the UK, their views on the skills and brain drain, and what can be done to stem the situation. Background. The UK and other developed nations such as the USA, Canada an... Read More about The skills and brain drain what nurses say.

Commentary on Alexis, O and Shillingford, A (2012) Exploring the perceptions of work experience of internationally recruited neonatal nurses: A qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing 21, 1435-1442 (2012)
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Likupe, G. (2012). Commentary on Alexis, O and Shillingford, A (2012) Exploring the perceptions of work experience of internationally recruited neonatal nurses: A qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Nursing 21, 1435-1442. Journal of clinical nursing, 21(15-16), 2395-2396. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2012.04081.x

Experiences of African nurses in the UK National Health Service: A literature review (2006)
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Likupe, G. (2006). Experiences of African nurses in the UK National Health Service: A literature review. Journal of clinical nursing, 15(10), 1213-1220. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2006.01380.x

Aim. This review aims to highlight the experiences of black African nurses in the United Kingdom. Background. There is an acute shortage of trained nurses in the United Kingdom, which has occurred because of several factors including ageing of the nu... Read More about Experiences of African nurses in the UK National Health Service: A literature review.